Associations between prenatal and postnatal growth and adult body size and composition.

@article{Li2003AssociationsBP,
  title={Associations between prenatal and postnatal growth and adult body size and composition.},
  author={Haojie Li and Aryeh D Stein and Huiman X. Barnhart and Usha Ramakrishnan and Reynaldo Martorell},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2003},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={1498-505}
}
BACKGROUND Adult body size and composition (ABSC) measures are associated with work capacity and productivity, reproductive performance, and chronic disease risk. Growth failure in early childhood may have important long-term consequences through its influence on ABSC. OBJECTIVE We assessed associations between prenatal and postnatal growth (0-2 y of age… CONTINUE READING